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Neurogenic Language Disorders - CSCD3075

Year - 2020

Students will acquire knowledge about neurogenic language disorders in adults (e.g., aphasia and cognitive communication deficits). Students will learn about the characteristics of acquired and progressive aphasia, social communication deficits in traumatic brain injury (TBI) and critically evaluate and develop rigorous assessment and intervention strategies for these populations.

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1-hr case discussion/demonstration/week

Assignment (50%), 2 hour final exam (50% barrier task)

Additional information
This unit is a prerequisite or corequisite for adult clinical placements in Year 3. Students undertaking international studies in this semester must include studies in adult language disorders in their program to meet this requirement for Year 3 clinic. This unit is a prerequisite for CSCD4051 Evidence Based Practice for SP

Assumed knowledge
BIOS2062 and BACH2142




CSCD3077 or CSCD3078 or CSCD3087


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Speech Pathology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Elise Elbourne
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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